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1 Abdullah, Achmed. (with) Pakenham, T. Compton. THE HONOURABLE GENTLEMAN AND OTHERS.
NY PUTNAM. 1919 First Edition. Cloth Dust Jacket Included 
Close to fine in gold colored cloth covers, lacking the rare dj. (Only the lightest degree of shelfwear to covers) 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Allingham, Margery. Coroner's Pidgin.
London William Heinemann Ltd. 1945 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
First Edition. Very good only copy in poor dust jacket. (Trangular chip at head of front panel of jacket. Chipping at spine which is quite worn and separated from the front cover. Few chips and general wear with traces of soiling on rear panel. Light spotting to black cloth covers. ) Cheap wartime production that's scarce in any condition. A Campion novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages 
Price: 200.00 USD
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3 Ambler, Eric. DIRTY STORY.
LONDON BODLEY HEAD. 1967 0370006356 / 9780370006352 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First edition. FIne in near fine dust jacket. (Small tear at base of spine & head of rear panel of jacket. Mild shelf wear at edges of jacket. ) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Ambler, Eric. PASSAGE OF ARMS.
NY: KNOPF. 1960 1960 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First American Edition. Close to fine in 2 variant dust jackets. (Trace of tiny chipping at edge of DJ. Flaps. Mild trace of offsetting on endpapers. ) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Ambler, Eric. THE CARE OF TIME.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX. NY 1981 1981 First Edition; First Printing Cloth in Slipcase. Near Fine with no dust jacket 
SIGNED Limited Edition. One of 300 numbered copies. Near fine in the publisher's slipcase. (Trace of light foxing at top of slipcase. A few mild spots of soiling at margins on last few pages. ) 
Price: 125.00 USD
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6 Ambler, Eric. The Care of Time.
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1981 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
SIGNED limited edition. #82 of 300 numbered and signed copies. Near fine in black cloth with maroon endsheets in red cloth publisher's slipcase that's near fine. (Light foxing to edges on book and a trace of faint foxing on slipcase. ) Thriller set in the Middle East. (B); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Anderson, Kent. NIGHT DOGS.
TUCSON DENNIS MCMILLAN. 1996 0939767279 / 9780939767274 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First trade edition. SIGNED by Kent Anderson & dated in 1997 on title page. Also INSCRIBED by Anderson on half-title page. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (Hint of faint foxing at top edge. Mild discoloration at spine on jacket. ) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Babcock, Dwight V. THE GORGEOUS GHOUL.
KNOPF. NY 1941 1941 1st Edition Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
First Edition. A near fine copy in a Vg.+ to Nf. dj. (Traces of offsetting to endpapers & pastedowns. Very shallow chipping at spine ends. Spine on dj. is mildly age toned) Black Mask writer's SECOND novel. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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9 Ballard, W.T. DEALING OUT DEATH.
NY GRAPHIC BOOKS. 1950 First Paperback Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First paperback edition. Very close to fine in pictorial printed wrappers. A Bill Lennox mystery. Terrific cover art. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 Barr, Nevada. TRACK OF THE CAT.
PUTNAM. NY 1993 1993 0399138242 / 9780399138249 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
SIGNED by Nevada Barr on the title page. Near fine in fine dust jacket. (Trace of toning at edges of endpapers. ) FIRST Anna Pigeon. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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11 Beeding, Francis. THE HOUSE OF DR. EDWARDES.
BOSTON LITTLE, BROWN & COMPANY. 1928 Reprint; Fourth Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Fourth Printing. (Reprinted only one month following its initital publication) Very close to fine in black cloth, with orange titles & purple topstain, lacking the dj. (Small & faint stain at bottom edge of text) Basis for director Alfred Hitchcock's classic film adaptation "Spellbound." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12 Bezzerides, A. I. TOUGH GUY. (Formerly Titled: "Long Haul." )
New York Lion Books 1953 First Edition; First Printing Paperback. Very Good with no dust jacket 
First Lion edition, and first printing under this title. A very good copy in pictorial printed wrappers. (Mild spine lean. Light shelf wear to cover & spine) Basis for the film titled "They Drive By Night." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Bezzerides, A.I. And, Richards, Sylvia. CANNIBALS.
1982 First Edition. 
Unproduced SCRIPT. SIGNED by A.I. Bezzerides on the title page. About fine in red card covers, in bradbound mechanically reproduced sheets. Bezzerides is best known for his novels "Long Haul" and "Thieves' Market." Both made into memorable films.  
Price: 250.00 USD
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14 Biggers, Earl Derr. THE SECOND FLOOR MYSTERY. (Based on the Novel "The Agony Column.")
NY GROSSET & DUNLAP. 1930 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
Photoplay Edition. Near fine in a Vg.+ dj. designed by renowned illustrator Mach Tey. (Head of spine on cloth discolored. Clear tape repairs at edges of spine & front cover. Shallow chipping at spine ends. "The" missing in title. 1 1/2"-inch tear & small chip at base of front cover of dj.) Illustrated with photos from the film starring Loretta Young & Grant Withers in text. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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15 Biggers, Erle Derr. THE CHINESE PARROT.
BOBBS. INDIANAPOLIS 1926 1926 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Near fine in green cloth, with orange titles, lacking the rare dj. (Top & fore edges slightly shelfsoiled) Charlie Chan. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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16 Binet, Luarent. (Text) Taylor, Sam. (Trans. ) Hhhh.
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2012 0374169918 / 9780374169916 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
First American edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. Well reviewed. ; 8vo 6" - 8 1/2" tall; 327 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Black, Benjamin. (A. K. A. John Banville) A DEATH IN SUMMER.
London Mantle. 2011 0330509098 / 9780330509091 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in fine dust jacket. Fourth Quirke Dublin mystery. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Black, Benjamin. (A. K. A. John Banville) The Black Eyed Blonde.
London MANTLE. 2014 1447236688 / 9781447236689 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in fine dust jacket. A Philip Marlowe novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 290 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Bleeck, Oliver. (Aka Ross Thomas) THE PROCANE CHRONICLE.
NY: MORROW. 1972 1972 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First edition. Near fine in very good+ dust jacket. (Stamp of Warner Bros. Story library on front end-paper. 1"-inch tear at base of rear panel. Several short edge tears. A few small chips at spine ends on jacket. Couple page tips creased in text. ) THIRD Bleeck novel. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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20 Block, Lawrence. AFTER THE FIRST DEATH.
NY MACMILLAN. 1969 First Edition; First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
SIGNED by Lawrence Block on the title page. Near fine in a near fine DJ. (Light shelf wear at bottom edge of boards. Short tear in at edge of spine on front panel of DJ. Previous owner's raised stamp at base of half-title page. ) 
Price: 200.00 USD
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